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November 2015     


Raise Your Game
Make the most of cross-training with these tips.

The Bottom of the Bottle 

Get the lowdown on substance abuse, from admitting addiction to getting help.

The Biggest Show in Town   

Find out what’s in store for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show’s 56th year.

Managing the Money

Experts weigh in on how to best tackle the yacht’s finances.

The Danger Zone
A yachting job isn’t without dangers. Are you fully prepared for the risks?

As the Prop Turns
Dealing with propeller damage and replacement.


The 2015 Monaco Yacht Show 

News & Gear and more



 October 2015  


The Superior Interior
Set the standard for guest entertainment with these tips for unforgettable theme nights
and tablescapes.

Paradise Regained 

With thawing Cuba-U.S. relations, find out what you should know before casting off to the land of hand-rolled cigars and rum.

Unsolved Mysteries   

These stories of the Bermuda Triangle are sure to send a few shivers down your spine.

Two Hands on the Wheel

Experts weigh in on how to make the most of the captain/pilot relationship.

Access Denied
Get through U.S. immigration smoothly with this lowdown on the B1/B2 visa.

A New Dimension
Has the technology advanced enough to see printers on board? Learn the implications of 3D printing in yachting.


News & Gear and more



September 2015  


Sticking with the Program
Get the lowdown on all things wages and the financial forecast for 2016, plus the 2015 Dockwalk Salary Survey.


Closing the Gender Gap 

Is the gender barrier in the industry finally disappearing?


Celebrating Monaco’s Silver Jubilee   

Get the guide to the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show, including the Dockwalk Captains’ Hideout!


From East to West

Heading from the Med to the Caribbean? Gear up for the transatlantic passage with these tips.


The Aftermath
The experts weigh in on the proper procedures for managing a crisis.


Build Your Own Boat
Captains from some of the world’s greatest yachts share their idea of the perfect vessel.


The Superyacht Rendezvous Monaco 

News & Gear and more



 August 2015   


Patching it Up
Keep both your first aid skills and onboard medical kit up to par.


Something’s Fishy 

Seafood fraud is a global problem. Make sure you know what’s really in your galley before you serve your guests…and crew.


Cover Your Asset   

Make sure everyone involved in a refit project is properly insured and protected from the unexpected.


Power Play
What alternative power sources are really feasible in the superyacht world?


The 2015 Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 

News & Gear and more



July 2015   


Big Fun, Small Packages
Fast, fun and fully loaded — amp up playtime with the latest tenders and toys.


Staying Fit On the Water 

Make the ocean your gym. These water workouts will have you fit in no time.



Is your STCW fire training enough? Experts weigh in on what you really need to know.


Ready for Inspection
Find out from those in the know how best to prepare and what to expect for a port state control visit.


News & Gear and more




 June 2015   


The Art of Freelancing
Looking for freedom and flexibility in your career? Learn how to make freelancing work for you.


Reef Renaissance 

Find out how an accidental discovery has big implications for reef restoration.


A Higher Power 

Experts weigh in on the future of the hybrid yacht — and its possibilities just may be limitless.


Safe & Secure?
Just what dangers lie ahead for superyachts in the Med this season?


The 2015 Westrec Captain and Crew Appreciation Party
The 2015 MYBA Charter Show 

News & Gear and more



  May 2015






Marina Mojo 

These marina gems promise to check off most of the crew benefits on your wish list. 


Changes in Latitude   

Find out what you need to know about the Polar Code before your Arctic adventure.

Heavy Weather
Prepare for the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season with tips from professionals and hurricane survivors themselves.

Breaking Glass Boundaries

The experts debate the benefits and challenges of working with glass in superyacht design. 


The 2015 Loro Piana Caribbean Regatta & Rendezvous

News & Gear and more



April 2015  






Exit Strategies 

Capitalize on yachting’s opportunities to bolster your retirement fund.  


Up in Smoke   

What does the U.S. trend toward legalizing or decriminalizing marijuana mean for the maritime world?

Talking Trash
Get the facts about waste on board and create a garbage management strategy.

There's Fuel in That Algae

Is algae’s reputation changing? The engineer’s old fuel nemesis begins to show its better nature.  


The 15th Azimut-Benetti Yachtmaster

News & Gear and more



 March 2015  






Top Chefs 

Spice it up in the galley with some celebrity help — on board and ashore. 


Grape Expectations   

Take your guests’ senses to new heights by mastering the art of wine and food pairings.

Building the Future Bridges
The experts look to the future of bridge design and explore its possibilities and challenges.

Tuning Out
Will the tuned mass damper finally make inroads into the superyacht world?


The 2014 Antigua Concours de Chef

News & Gear and more



February 2015  




A New Age of Wellness

Show your guests a whole new meaning to healthy living.


Sun Science  

Stop ignoring the warnings and face the facts: the sun isn’t your friend. Find out what you need to know.

Exercising the Options
Experts weigh in on the keys to successfully designing a gym into a refit.

Now, That’s Class
Your guide to classification societies starts here.


News & Gear and more



January 2015  




Call to Order
Find out what the ShowBoats International Global Order Book forecast is for 2015 and what the numbers mean for the crew job market.


Yachting experts weigh in on the actual risks of exposure to Ebola and what crew can do to prevent it and other infectious diseases from coming on board.
These big toys offer a whole new level of entertainment and will leave your guests craving more.


Helicopter Rescue  
A rescue at sea is complicated business. Is your crew prepared?


News & Gear and more